Get Inspired with Behance

Screen Shot 2015-06-27 at 10.08.16 AMThe Addiction

Once you start browsing you’re sucked in.. It’s easy to start, but painful to stop. Each artist, each project, showcases different methods of creativity. It’s like viewing hundreds of DIY’s, which turn out to be ICDT’s (“I can’t do that’s”). Projects range from photorealism oil paintings, to interactive media apps for mobile devices, to design concepts for the New York Times online site. The possibilities are endless! My favorite part is the “work in progress” (WIP) option, which allows artists to post their progress with a project. If an artist is struggling with their next move, viewers can comment on the WIP and provide suggestions moving forward. Artists usually comment back expressing their thanks for the outsiders’ fresh idea.

Screen Shot 2015-06-27 at 10.05.32 AMVisuals

The site is easy to use, well designed and easy to browse. Behance does a phenomenal job of drawing the user in by providing simple headers for navigation, showing high def photo teasers, providing browsing category options and more. My favorite is the “Most Appreciated” tab, where Behance presents the current top most liked projects in the world.

Constructive Criticism 

The Behance online community is a safe place for artists to gather. Not only does it provide a likeminded environment for artsy creators, it focuses on encouraging peers to critique artwork. Equipped with like buttons, comment options, and page view tracking, Behance acts as an online support system for creative minds looking for honest feedback.

An Online Community For Art Lovers

Screen Shot 2015-06-27 at 10.11.35 AMWorldwide, all users are welcome.Whether you are an artist who is posting in hopes of getting discovered, a non-artist who simply enjoys browsing the newest design trends, a student looking for an easy to use platform to organize your sketches, or a marketing specialist looking for some creative inspiration. Behance is an online community for art lovers.

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2 thoughts on “Get Inspired with Behance

  1. smithallison1

    This is a very interesting community. I really like the idea of being able to get opinions and suggestions from people all around the world on your art, especially if you are stuck and need inspiration. I took a look around the site and you are right, it’s very easy to get sucked in. There is so much to look at!

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  2. soverslaugh

    I liked your heading and I found that I kept reading this entry even though I am not what one would call an artist. However, when I attempt to be creative and get stuck halfway into an idea, this site could come in read handy. This appears to be another real time supporter of ideas to enhance your thinking when you need help from others that you do not even know.

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